Our Body Is a Temple: 3 Reasons to Care for It

Our body is a Temple of God

Our body is a temple? “Or do you not know that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and you are not your own? For you were bought at a price; therefore glorify God in your body and in your spirit, which are God’s.” 1 Corinthians 6:19-20 NKJV I first heard these words as a…  Read More

Honor Your Parents–Generation to Generation

Honor your parents

Honor your parents. We listened as our parents told us to honor them, and now we teach our children to honor us. But, do we realize that God blesses thousands of generations after us because of our faithfulness to his commandments?  “Therefore know that the Lord your God, He is God, the faithful God…  Read More

Teens’ Respect for Parents: A Heart Issue

“Respect for parents ” is a modern-day version of God’s commandment to honor them: “Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long upon the land which the Lord your God is giving you.” (Exodus 20:12 NKJV) Respect for Parents in 21st Century Let’s listen in on a discussion…  Read More

Respect for Parents by Middle Graders

Respect for Parents includes not putting them on the spot

Respect for parents: It is commanded by God, but difficult to teach to the heart. “Honor your father and mother. Then you will live a long, full life in the land the Lord your God is giving you.” Exodus 20:12 NLT Putting Mom on the Spot “Mom. Can Madison spend the night?”…  Read More

Cyber Bullying: 4 Ways Parents Can Stop It

cyber bullying

Cyber bullying hurts kids and often results in suicide (anger turned inward) or school shootings (anger turned outward). As adults concerned about kids, what can we do? In 2001, I wrote an article about school violence. I mentioned metal detectors, search dogs, and see-through backpacks. Today we’re talking about allowing…  Read More